• Special Education Acronyms

    Below are some of the most commonly used acronyms related to special education.

    ABA Applied Behavioral Analysis
    ABC Antecedent Behavior Consequence
    ACR Annual Case Review
    AT Assistive Technology
    BCBA Board Certified Behavior Analyst
    BDDS Bureau of Developmental Disability Services
    BIP Behavior Intervention Plan
    CC Case Conference
    CCC Case Conference Committee
    CEC Council for Exceptional Children
    CED Council for Exceptional Children
    DOE Department of Education
    ESSA Every Student Succeeds Act
    ESY Extended School Year
    FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
    FBA Functional Behavior Assessment
    FERPA Family Educational Rights and Private Act
    IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
    IDOE Indiana Department of Education
    IEP Individualized Education Program
    IIEP Indiana Individualized Education Plan
    IN*SOURCE Special Education Parent Support
    IRCA Indiana Resource Center for Autism
    LEA Local Education Agency
    LRE Least Restrictive Environment
    PAR Public Agency Representative
    PBS Positive Behavior Supports
    PRE-ETs Pre-employment Transition Services
    SDI Specially Designed Instruction
    SE/SpEd Special Education
    TOR Teacher of Record
    TOS Teacher of Service
    UDL Universal Design for Learning
    VR Vocational Rehabilitation